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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: president obama today said definitively he now believes same-sex marriage should be legal. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the "newshour" tonight, we'll explore the president's evolution on the issue and talk about the debate going forward. >> brown: then, we turn to the political upset in indiana, where a tea party candidate toppled veteran senator richard lugar. >> ifill: we get new details about the would-be suicide bomber who was a double agent cooperating with the c.i.a. to foil an al-qaeda bomb plot. >> brown: from cambodia, fred de sam lazaro reports on one group's efforts to help homeless children have a brighter future. >> in make-shift gatherings like this one-part kindergarten part clinic, the children come to get cuts and scratches tended, to play board games or a rare luxury: to shampoo their hair. >> ifill: and ray suarez talks with steven lee myers of the new york times about the high-level, diplomatic drama that freed a chinese activist. >> brown: that's all ahe
't know what would best fit jennifer. she has not only under mayor lee but also mayor gavin brown -- newsom. [laughter] now lieutenant governor under mayer brown bossed governor brown -- now the lieutenant governor under gov. brown. she is the director of the department of economic and workforce development. please welcome her. [applause] >> i don't know what the equivalent is but i think i am more the taskmaster, safe driver. still ginsberg, the director of the park, thank you. we would not be here today without leadership and guidance of the port commission represented by kimberly brandon. the director of the office and workforce development, my duties include the interest and development, business attraction and retention, small business development, international trade and commerce and workforce development. when you listen to the job description, you understand why this is so important. this is not only a breathtaking spectator event that will mark us internationally, this touches on nearly every aspect of what we do to improve the economic climate of san francisco. the ameri
bear" series. >>> concern has been growing over chuck brown. he hasn't performed in more than two months and little was said about his whereabouts. >> he is in a hospital in baltimore. he's recovering from pneumonia. as bruce johnson reports, the reason for worry is because someone said chuck brown is to d.c. what elvis is to memphis. ♪ feel like busting loose >> reporter: for nearly five decades, chuck brown has been the godfather of d.c.'s original go go sound. >> all the kids wanted it. all the grownups wanted it. >> reporter: music has never caught on like that in mo town in memphis. but record artists over the years know chuck brown. 75 chuck brown has been absent from the stage for nearly for months. his band recently performed in his absence prompting rumors of his death throughout the internet. he's still being treated in the intensive care unit at johns hopkins university hospital in baltimore. his manager and and a family member would only confirm he's still hospitalized and they continue to ask his fans to pray for him. >> we are sharing our love for d.c.'s own chuck
on east coast, judge browning made me a job offer. for those of you did not know him, he was a legal giant. if you visit the ninth circuit court house building, you will find his name on the james browning courthouse building. judge browning was appointed in 1961 to the ninth circuit by president john f. kennedy. he held the bible at kennedy's inauguration. he became the appeals court law asserting judge before taking senior status in 2000. during his tenure as chief judge, the ninth circuit was transformed from a republican majority to a democratic majority. judge browning is well known for countless opinions over the decades. i want to say, for those of us about the opportunity to clerk for him, he taught us analytical judgment, taught us how to be progressive and independent comment and taught us how important it is to stand for civility, humility, and decency. that is far easier said than done. on behalf of all of us to have the honor for working for judge browning, i want to thank him for that. i have two separate pieces of legislation. one is around the chinese hospital. the chinese
is mar zel brown and i work with central center -- >> i'm sorry, hold on one second. only because it's not your turn just yet. it's bruno. >> good morning, a pleasure to be here this morning. this is on such a sort an important issue. i personally want to commend you all in your work. i think perhaps the most important is the fact that you listen, you're listening to a lot of these comments and you've been making decisions accordingly. i just learned or i hope that it is the case i've heard a group, who was very important, very critical to the organization to who we are have been made whole. i'm here to speak for an institution that is part of, it's partner of the organization. we are the -- i am the senior warden of that church. that church has been in district five for at least 89 years. and it's one of the largers in the area. it is prominently located. we feel for the last four to five years have established a relationship with an organization that is well known that are very, should we say pervasive in the whole area. to established this relationship, now they have four walls. t
from rhode island. tsa officials stopped a father and his young son yesterday. terrell brown reports they had gun parts and ammunition in a bizarre hiding place. >> reporter: on monday at the airport in providence, rhode island, a routine search turned into a major security scare. while screening a passenger's carry-on bag, tsa agents found the hardware of a 40 caliber gun, a magazine loaded with two rounds of ammunition, and a firing pin all concealed within three stuffed animals, including a mickey mouse. >> the stuffed animals were contained in the carry-on bag. the carry-on bag was going through normal procedures. >> reporter: the bag belonged to a 4-year-old boy traveling with his father to detroit. tsa agents confiscated the items but let the man and boy get on their plane. >> the officers were comfortable allowing the father and son continue on the flight. he indicated that he was unaware they were there. the public was never in any danger. >> reporter: police believe neither father nor son knew they were carrying a weapon and in a statement a spokesperson said, they believe t
, which is getting the nickname of snake island. it is swamped with venomous brown tree snakes. for the locals, enough is enough, it seems. our reporter rebecca has been there to find out what they are doing about it. >> it all started with one stowaway snake, but today on this tiny pacific island there are millions. the brown tree snake might not look like much of a menace, but this unwelcome guest has become a nemesis. >> there he is. this is a very typical sized for the brown tree snake. let me know when you feel comfortable. you've got him. >> this snake is one of the most successful in case of species in the world. he arrived on the island six years ago and has decimated the local wildlife. this area used to be full of sounds and now it is silent,. no more than 6000 snakes per square kilometer on the island. >> it has now gone after everything it can acquire to feed on. we thought that the bird populations would decline, so then it switched to rodents, lizards, and across the board -- we thought that the snake population will decline after the birds were gone, but the snak
that runs along the drive. rain or shine, 76-year-old, benjamin brown sitting on the porch of his home. >> clearly people of our community that is not accustomed to this type of a crime in our community. is very much concerned. as they should be. and they are asking numerous questions about the information surrounding the suspicious death of mr. brown. >> reporter: last s friday police responded to his home and found him dead on the floor. an autopsy is being conducted to determine how he died. his car, blue chevrolet is missing. the home is secured with window bars and an alarm system. neighbors fear mr. brown was taken advantage of by someone he let into his home. >> ben -- he didn't never bother anybody. that man set on his porch, drink his coffee or water or whatever he had to do. he didn't bother anybody. ben, rest in paeeace. >> reporter: a good number of the residents are senior citizens. they want to know what happened to mr. brown especially itch it means they need to take ex-stra safety cautions for themselves. jackie benson, news 4. >> police on the scene of a motorcycle acc
, remembering writer and artist, maurice sendak. he died earlier today after suffering a stroke. jeffrey brown talked with him in 2002. sendak is the author of scores of books, including "where the wild things are." their conversation began with sendak discussing the challenges of creating books with pictures for readers of all ages. >> very difficult form. it is like balancing pictures with words. it is rhythm. it is syncopation. it is where you stop writing and start drawing. it is a continuous thread: words, pictures, words, pictures. it has a tempo, almost a metronome on it. why would children go into a book? so you need to pack stuff into that metronome right from the start so they syncopate with the book. you know that children hum and move when they are reading a book, turning pages, looking at pages. the timing has to be intuitive to an incredible degree. >> brown: but the key to reaching children, you're saying, is this whole interaction? not, say, the story or grabbing them with an image? it is more? >> i'm not doing this because it is designed to entice children. i don't know how to
as willie brown. among suburban voters, we checked this out n.o.w., support for gay marriage is just about down the middle, almost even. a recent wall street journal poll shows 45% approve and 43% disapprove. that has completely narrowed from 2009 even. three years ago. that's less than a year ago when 37% approved of gay marriage and 54% disapproved. i'm not quite sure where we're headed so i'm going to go to our experts here. ron reagan, everybody in town here and everybody in the country, not just gay activists or gay people or liberal activists, seem to think that the president, even when he was senator of illinois, say he doesn't support gay marriage. should he just say it? >> yes, he should. this whole involving thing has really jumped the shark. he's taken more time evolving on this issue evolving from h. the problem is, you can make an argument. a little bit of hyperbole there but i thought i would add some color. we all agree he's making a political calculation, and we can argue whether that political calculation is correct or incorrect, but it's an obvious political calculation.
. >>> this morning, police in prince george's county are calling a 76-year-old man's death suspicious. benjamin brown was found dead inside his seat pleasant home friday. his car, a blue cheverolet caprice is, missing. the home is secured with window bars and an alarm system. neighbors fear brown was taken advantage of by someone he let into his home. >> he didn't bother anybody. that man sat on his porch, drank his coffee or water, whatever he had to do, didn't ever bother anybody. >> police are still awaiting the results of brown's autopsy. >>> the votes are in, and it wasn't close. conservative voters rallied to pass an amendment to ban gay marriage. we have more on this issue that's heating up again, melissa. >> reporter: that's right. good morning to you. the ban won 61%-39%. opponents of the referendum begin their battle today overturn it. same-sex couples will ask for marriage licenses in wilson and durham. the start of a week-long campaign called "we do," protesting their inability to wed. state law already banned gay marriage, but the amendment will effectively seal the door on same-sex marr
effort spanning more than ten years. director j. carter brown worked closely with architect i. m. pei in its development. seven works of art were commissioned it was agreed that a specific piece was needed to animate the unbroken expanse of wall in the central courtyard. but the artist would have to have a capacity for monumental concepts, with a sense of color and scale appropriate to the site. a unanimous choice was spanish artist joan miro. born in the catalan city of barcelona in 1893, miro has remained close to the land and its people. but as a young man in paris, he joined th friends like max ernst and jean arp in the emerging surrealist movement of the 1920s. in his painting "the farm," miro's characteristic symbols and themes began to appear: serpentine shapes, checkerboard patterns, infinite space represented by the moon or a star. in 1922, he painted "the farmer's wife," the ancestress of countless female symbols that also became a continuing motif in miro's art. in 1924, his art broke free of gravitational constrats in the surrealistic world of "harlequin's carnival." over
. federal judge james browning was put on the bench by president kennedy. in fact, he held the bible at jfk's swearing-in. the montana native, also a world war ii vet went on to shape the ninth circuit court. the courthouse in san francisco bears his name. he's survived by his wife of 70 years. judge browning was 93. >>> after a grueling 16 days, one of the london marathon's most remarkable competitors finally finished, and you can hear the well deserved applause. claire lomas was paralyzed from the chest down after a riding accident five years ago. she managed to cover the 26.2 mile course with the help of a bionic suit that senses her motion and tells her legs to move. her daughter, 15 months old, was right there as her mom crossed the finish line. >>> there's fascinating new research that shows what happens in our brains when we brag about ourselves. they say it has the same pleasure effect as food and money do on the brain. they estimate that these days people devote about 40% of every day speech to telling other people what they feel or think. very same dynamic that fuels social media,
as much as i did. i think we found out how much of a character governor brown can be we are going to talk about silicon valley and the bay area innovation to the economy today. as you look at the panel, talking about the silicon valley, we have the mayor of san francisco. it will come into perspective, that when you have a giant like ibm anchor here in the valley, you are seeing in between companies like google and apple and facebook with incredible growth. in san francisco, mayor lee has welcomed to the fold in twitter, zynga, companies that are into cloud computing, hiring lots of people that not only want to live and work in the valley but recognize san francisco as being part of the valley. we are, indeed, fortunate, from san jose to san francisco, to be part of the innovation economy. we are finally seeing once again california's innovation is leading us out of the last three years of recession. i do not know about you but i am pretty tired of the recession. i made a statement several years ago that it was about time for an adjustment to the economy, things were too expensive, overhe
keeping track. as season three begins, the browns are still adjusting to sin city having thread utah because of the threat of prosecution. >> how have people reacted in nevada? >> i had a friend who was a very conservative person, and he said to me, you have a stripper living next to you, i don't care if a guy has four wives. >> i don't think he should say absolutely no, because when you say absolutely no, you're going to get it. >> you say no? >> no way. what we have is so perfect and so new. >> talk to us in ten years. >> nobody wants to be there. >> reporter: at the same time, the most mundane things can become fraught in this family because of the sheer numbers involved. plural wives inefitably multiply for the opportunity for hurt feelings. >> this year, i spent new year's eve alone. and that was so sad. >> i invited you over. >> i know, i know. >> where were you? >> i was home. >> no, no, i'm sorry. >> reporter: somehow, they seem to sort through it. that's partly what makes "sister wives" riveting to watch. >> i don't know what i expected, maybe like rural housewives of utah.
like to know when the willie brown model will be installed on polk street, north of broadway? >> the question, could you repeat the question? >> i would like to know when the willie brown model of newspaper racks are going to be installed on polk street, north of california? >> what is it? >> fancy new newspaper racks, the green ones. >> i think mayor lee and i share the desire of many neighborhoods to get more of these racks. i would like to turn it over to mohammed nuru from dpw over whether you know the timing for this section of polk street? >> thank you, good evening. as you know, we just finished installing all the racks in the downtown area. that was an agreement. gradually, we are working out agreements with the various neighborhoods. i cannot give a definite time, but i would say in the next three months or so we should have those up. [applause] >> is john here? i will give you the question. why are you putting through only 10 lateral police officers and 50 entry-level officers this fiscal year? 50 lateral officers better on the list would be more cost- effective. th
running against senator scott brown and came under fire for claiming minority status on her native-american heritage when she is 1/32nd cherokee. she insisted she never used it to get a job but for five years she listed herself as minority. asked about it, he is accused scott brown as sexism and said she only out theed it to meet people. >> i listed in the directory because i listed it myself. [ inaudible ] it was a long time ago but mostly i was listed because i thought i might be invited to meetings where i might meet more people who had grown up like i had grown up. that was that. >> greg: it turned out her great, great, great grandfather was par of a militia rounded up indians from their homes in the trail of tears so the oppressed may be the oppressor. where is the media in all of this? imagine a politician condem condemning gay marriage is gay. the media would bury him under the hypocrisy. she is pretending to be something she is not. i hope liberals on the afternoon chat shows, bob, who condemn them and demand she lead the race. >> bob: if it helps her meet people, i'm full
that they brown. they said he could make sounds of joy as he was shooting people. i thought it was a question of time before i was hit, she says. dodge the moment has stuck with me. probably someone, they will never be able to answer it. >> the survivors were telling the terrifying stories. >> it is expected to give evidence throughout the week. >> no regrets is how he describes his feeling about using enhanced interrogation techniques including water boarding against suspected al qaeda members. his staunch defense of those methods and the destruction of secret videotapes showing them being used. >> water boarding is a simulated driving with the most extreme technique in the highly controversial and irrigation program designed to break detainee's. >> is not a pretty sight when you are hotter boarding. >> the techniques were tortured. they were approved at the highest level. >> he directed us to proceed. >> of the techniques were tried out on a close confidant of osama bin laden. it was rendered to a secret cia salt in thailand. >> we needed to come up with alternative techniques that would co
:34. police in mt. pleasant are calling a 76-year-old man's death suspicious. benjamin brown was found dead inside his seat pleasant drive home last friday. his car, a blue chevy caprice, is missing. the home is secured with window bars and an alarm system. neighbors fear brown was taken advantage of by someone he let into his home. >> he didn't ever bother anybody. that man sat on his porch, drank his coffee, water, whatever he had to do. he didn't ever bother anybody. >> police say an autopsy is being done to determine exactly how brown died. >>> police say a child was inside the car used to kill a young fairfax county woman during a road rage incident. gloria mcmillan is accused of hitting and killing shelinda arrington last friday. the child was not hurt. mcmillan is charged with felony hit and run. records show she's also been cited for reckless driving, speeding, and driving on a suspended or revoked license in the past. >>> police need your help finding a man pretending to be a police officer in montgomery county. investigators released this sketch of the suspect. he's described as a
today during the budget cuts. chairman brown said it's time to take a serious look at all of the tickets and fees getting handed out by the government and there could be a new deal when it comes to extending bar hours in d.c. matt ackland is live now. >> reporter: let's talk about those bar hours in just a second. and some strong words from chairman brown. when it comes speed cameras, red light cameras and other fees. if you don't want a ticket, don't break the law. the chairman said that the amount of the tickets is too much and he's considering calling a special hearing to look at all fee structures. >> and at some point, we have to stop this. we might get the ticket out of the door. >> reporter: chairman brown hears complaints often from speed cameras, and higher rates to park on the street. >> and they getting ticketed and feed for everything that is moving and we should take a look at. this. >> reporter: like it or not, that money is used to prop up the budget. >> everyone said we didn't raise taxes but doubled and tripled at all of the fees. people are tired of the fuge he -- of t
on behalf of thomas mazio, for jack cole, and the honorable judge james browning. that concludes our business for today. president chiu: ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned. >> everyone deserves a bank account. in san francisco, anyone can have a bank account, things to an innovative program, bank on s.f. >> everyone is welcome, even if you are not a citizen or have bad credit to qualify for a bank account is simple. just live or work in san francisco and have a form of id. >> we started bank on s.f. six years ago to reach out to folks in the city who do not have a bank account. we wanted to make sure they know they have options which should be more low-cost, more successful to them and using chat catchers. >> check cashing stores can be found all over the city, but they're convenient locations come with a hidden price. >> these are big. >> i remember coming in to collect -- charged a fee to collect a monogram. >> people who use check catchers, particularly those who use them to cash their paychecks all year long, they can pay hundreds, even a thousand dollars a year just in fees
is lore -- laura brown. she is the speaker at harper's bizarre magazine. and if thoughtful commentary were squat thrusts i would do him every day. and his latest book is called how to bleep in public. i saved them time. and his scabies have crabs, my sidekick bill schulz. and he is better looking than debbie and the only gibson in my life that matters. the great john gibson the host of the john gibson show. and he cackles in delight our new york times correspondent. good to see you, pinch. >> today times panelists ask is it healthier to love the body you have or strive to be fit? on a personal note i have come to love my body. ♪ we're headed to the bar ♪ no shoes ♪ no shirt ♪ we still get service i have passion in my pants ♪ ♪ and i apt afraid to show it ♪ ♪ i'm sexy and i know it ♪ wiggle, wiggle, wiggle >> nice. >> it is nice, my body. >> why do we start this show with you? >> wiggle, wiggle ?ie. can we have it both ways when it comes to gays? it is getting harder. the vp said he is, quote, absolutely comfortable, end quote with same-sex marriage and deemed the right to
california every year. to ensure californians are prepared this time around, governor brown has declared this wildfire awareness week. kimberly tere joins us in oakland where local fire agencies teamed up with cal fire to help spread the word and the dangers of the season. kimberly? >> reporter: this is an emergency preparedness exhibit in the oakland hills, also it serves as a tribute to the victims of the fire that happened here more than 20 years ago but for many of those here during that fire, well, they don't need a reminder. every year this time they say they get anxious know fire season is coming. get ready, that's the message from firefighters. >> we're going to bring account offense in response. homeowners need to bring the defense. that means 100-foot defensible space. clear the vegetation, have your evacuation in place prior to the fire occurring so when the fire occurs you and your family can leave safely and allow firefighters to come in. >> reporter: from january through april of this year cal fire crews responded to more than 800 wildfires. that's nearly 2 1/2 times the nu
are calling a 76-year-old man's death suspicious. benjamin brown was found dead inside his seat pleasant home last friday. his blue cheverolet caprice is missing. the home is secured with window bars and an alarm system. neighbors fear brown was taken advantage of by someone he let into his home. >> didn't ever bother anybody. that man sat on his porch, drank his coffee or water, whatever. he didn't ever bother anybody. >> police are still awaiting the results of brown's autopsy. >>> police say a child was inside the car used to kill a young fairfax county woman during a road rage crash. gloria mcmillan is accused of hitting and killing 21-year-old shelinda arrington last friday. the child was not hurt. mcmillan is charged with felony hit and run. records show she's been cited for reckless driving, speeding, and driving on a suspended or revoked license in the past. >>> new, the fbi in arizona cleared two southwest airplanes planes after a threatening phone call. both flights had ties to phoenix and to orange county, california. a southwest spokesperson said someone called in a threat to a fl
by that? >> they didn't really ban it. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans, basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from students. they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it. but that there would be disciplinary action, as i understand it, if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence, they've been what i call a soft banning. they're out of the picture. and -- >> but just look at the books. i brought a list of the titles. chicano, the history of the mexican civil rights movement, boxed. critical theory by delgado and stepanic, boxed. 500 year history of pictures, boxed. occupied america, boxed. rethinking columbus, the next 500 years, boxed. the oppressed, boxed. and then howard zenness, the people's history of the united states? >> he's a lefty. >> sandros cisneros, zapata's disciple, feminism is for everybody, jonathan kozel's savage inequalities, luis rodriguez is always running, by the lake of slee
budget deficit of 139 million dollars next year. that amount could grow when governor brown we leases his updated budget monday >>> -- right now gas leak is affecting muni service. pg&e says a third party crew hacked a line before 10:00 this morning. there have been no evacuation however the n judah line is stopped there temporarily. pg&e hopes to have that line fixed by 11:30 this morning. >>> san mateo county supervisors want to find out why a group of men was refining gold in the middle of the night at an industrial park in menlo park. deputies cordoned off the area after they smelled chemicals. they discovered the men using chromatic acid to melt gold in the back of a pick-up truck. the area opened a few hours later. >>> volunteers and divers are in action again this morning continuing their search for missing sierra lamar. their efforts are fueled by new optimism after potentially important evidence was recovered. >> reporter: you have to put yourself in the minds of volunteer searchers turning out for the past seven weeks. you can see some down there. very little new information, ve
and where he goes but governor brown is still my giving up where he went over the weekend the governor says he still has to have a few moments of privacy he's left the city handful of times since becoming governor again mostly for official business the former governor arnold schwarzenegger also did not reveal his vacation where about. >>> how many times did you try to break the bad habits? or more seriously have you ever dealt with an addiction or anxiety issues? there's a woman who has helped thousands of people and we have heard success story after success story. didn't call her the bad habit breaker in she says she can help keep tackle addiction waking sleep problems even athletic performance issues of any single session. many people including the bay area celebrities whereby her. cabinet is the kind of guy who gets things done. he is chief operating officer of the largest family business in the silicon valley. >>> anything to do a site construction we can do. but there's one thing he could not do costs dump the debt. >>> he was addicted to chewing tobacco. the father of to try to qui
by the state's goals governor brown is expected to be says updated budget plan on monday. >>> other lawmakers say they have a plan to save state parks more than 50 parts are set to close this summer as a way to save money. today democratic senators joseph midian and noreen evans announced a proposal they say would keep the gates open their plan is to shift millions of dollars from existing state accounts like road maintenance and septic system repairs to cover the part costs. senate budget subcommittee will hear the proposal tomorrow. another clean sweep for mayor brahmi cuba won primaries in indiana and north carolina and west virginia. it should push the governor between within 200 delegates officially clinching the gop nomination. and they're now 30 states that ban same-sex marriage. tonight n.c. voters approve the constitutional amendments defining marriage solely as a union between a man and woman. in the days before the votes former president bill clinton recorded phone messages urging voters to reject the amendment meanwhile supporters ran their own ad campaigns and church leaders urge
a shortfall of $83.3 million over the next two years and that is if governor brown's tax measure passes in november. so clearly they are in dire financial straits. >> i don't like it either. i think it is terrible. we don't like the situation. but how are we going to make it through the financial next two years? all we're saying are " let's do the same concessions we have had for the last two years, carry them over for another two years and we're there. >> there's no more room to cut, when we reach the tipping point where our kids, who are in school right now and wanted a second chance. this is their year. and, we need to stop taking the easy way out and just cutting teachers' and shorting the school year and we need to start answering difficult questions. >> one of the main sticking points here is that the district wants more furlough days four teachers. they also want to end a sabbatical for teachers. the union will be voting on this tomorrow and they will announce the results of the vote. a vote that could lead to a strike, friday morning. right now live in san fransisco, cbs 5. >> w
increase depends on the state budget and could range from 6% into the double digits. jerry brown allude $200 million in funding if voters failed to approve a tax increase in november. therapy they claim to make strays pass final states committee in sacramento this afternoon. the measure forbid the use of conversion therapy for minors. they'll have to sign a release form saying that counseling is ineffective and possibly dangerous. such treatments can cause depression and draw people to suicide. the bill will go to the state senate. meantime north carolina voters tonight passed a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and woman only. the amendment won 60% of the vote. north carolina already banned same sex marriage, this new measure will forbid civil unions between same sex partners. it comes as joe biden were public support for gay marriage for the first time. >>> now to the race for president, mitt romney tonight won primaries in indiana, north carolina and west virginia drawing close tore the 1144 delegates needed to win the republican nomination. the former massa
. >> 44 bills in 2005 queen's beach, 35 in 1991. the same as the end of the brown era. not that many. people focus on the things that were not there. at the end of the speech she talked-about international aid. in part to reassure the charity who are upset there is not legislation to ensure the target of gdp is matt. we discussed before there is no bill on social care in large part because every government looked at this and terrified of the cost and tell people what they're entitled to. you remind them what they're not entitled to. they don't fancy doing that because it upsets people and it is striking. the minister said it wasn't important but there's no high-speed tube and that gives another year for opponents to think we will get to the prime minister to persuade him to put it off for another year and another year until it goes away again and finally i thought striking legal we all predicted the first line was our first priority should be the government should restore economic stability. desire of the government to save these bills may not essentially all of them or most of them
. >> welcome to the department of building inspection brown bag lunch. this is our market tour. we're on market street on kearney and third. we're at the fountain, which was a major landmark at the time of the 1906 earthquake. this is a landmark because this is where people posted notices and notes to connect with people they were looking for. families and people in their business. most of this area was -- >> pretty much burnt out. >> pretty well burned out. we have pat with us, a structural engineer who has done work to upgrade the buildings around this area. >> or researched their history. >> or researched their history. we will look mostly at buildings. we have a lot of other experts in the audience. i hope they will share with us. we have craig from the planning department. we have david bono witz, all kinds of folks here. feel free to chirp in. our plan is to take a couple-block tour and look at buildings, some of which survived the quake and some retrofitted. we will end up at 1230 at the mos connie center. we will look at them burning four model buildings. >> trying to b
es la advertencia que dio el gobernador brown al declarar sta semana de concientizacio n sobre incendios forestales. --la iniciativa a nivel nacional sobre seguridad se une a las agencias de combate de incendios para recordarle a la comunidad sobre los peligros de "no" mantener las area alrededor de nuestros hogares. --segun "cal fire" estan contratando a bomberos de temporada. --solo para que se de una idea, de lo ocupados que estan, de junio a abril, los bomberos combatieron mas de 800 incendios. cu --llega el momento de la pausa pero le quiero preguntar: cree usted que sacudir el polvo y aspirar es suficientes para mantener alejado los grmenes?... wait for sot "mis hijos sufrían de alergias, picazón en los ojos, no podían respirar y todo por lo que teníamos en el techo" con vo --sin saberlo, cientos de huspedes indeseables pudieran vivir bajo su mismo techo. le decimos por qu en nuestra serie especial: qu vive dentro de mi techo? take sot ramn segment ends cu --llega el momento de una pausa pero antes: limpia usted su casa? wait for sot "y uno no se da cuenta, no se aga
are rejected, brown once school districts to lose that and be forced to eat $2.6 billion in school bond payments. the total it would be $7 billion plus, or more than $1,000 per pupil. it closes by saying, if california voters and politicians had sent out to create the most rational school finance system possible, they could not have done a better job. we would not be surprised if they try to improve on the job they have done in the future. that is about it in terms of our presentation. if the commissioners have questions, please let me know. president yee: thank you, deputy superintendent, for the rosy picture. i have one question. in your budget for the current school year, you have that there is a deficit spending of $20 million. that was anticipated from will develop the budget last year, correct? >> that is correct. president yee: we knew any ways that even though we had the beginning balance of $55 million, we would spend down on that. ok. any other questions? thank you very much. commissioner maufascommissione't assume passage of the taxes or failure of the taxes?
, and the honorable judge james browning. that concludes our business for today. president chiu: ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned. >> good afternoon, everybody. we know it is only april. they are going to have access to high-quality summer learning opportunities this summer. it is not just the nice thing to do have, because it is actually critical to our students. many children suffer from summer learning loss, and i know many of you have heard of it. it has gotten a lot of attention nationally, the phenomenon where children who are not engaged in learning activity over summer are losing ground academically. they are forgetting the skills, and they start the next school year behind. children are falling more and more behind. the research suggests that two- thirds of the achievement gap between low and middle income children who can be attributed to what happens in the summer. it also turns out many children are gaining weight more rapidly in the summer because they lose access to physical activities and meal programs they have access to during the school year, so it is clear there is a lot at s
bequest. she left a third of her estate for the beautify indication of the city. arthur brown, noted architect in the city, wanted for a while to build a tower. he had become very interested in persian towers. it was the 1930's. it was all about machinery and sort of this amazing architecture, very powerful architecture. he convinced the rec park commission that building a tower in her memory would be the thing to do with her money. >> it was going to be a wonderful observation place because it was one of the highest hills in the city anywhere and that that was the whole reason why it was built that high and had the elevator access immediately from the beginning as part of its features. >> my fear's studio was just down the street steps. we were in a very small apartment and that was our backyard. when they were preparing the site for the coit tower, there was always a lot of harping and griping about how awful progress was and why they would choose this beautiful pristine area to do them in was a big question. as soon as the coit tower was getting finished and someone put in the ide
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